Check out our specialized program trainings, such as trainings for the certifications to run a shooting sports range.

Wilderness First Aid


Outdoor Ethics - LEAVE NO TRACE

University of Scouting Extension


Additional Trainings


University of Scouting

The University of Scouting Logo, a big letter "U" with a ribbon across it

The University of Scouting is a fun-filled, hands-on opportunity to network and learn with hundreds of Scouters. It takes place on a Saturday in April and October. Be the best leader you can be and attend the next University of Scouting!

Wood Badge

The Wood Badge logo, a Fleur de Lis in a pentagon with each side having a different color

Wood Badge is a fun, challenging, and inspirational Scouting experience for all volunteers looking to improve their leadership skills.

INtroduction to Outdoor Leadership skills

Northern Star Scouting Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills Course Logo

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) is a fantastic introduction for parents or other adults to learn about how Troops function in a fun, fast paced, & hands-on environment!

Basic adult leader outdoor orientation

The BALOO course logo, a cartoon bear smiling and waving.

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) is a weekend training that includes a single overnight course designed to introduce the necessary outdoor skills needed to facilitate a fun, safe and exciting camping event for your Cub Scout Pack or Den.

Youth Protection Training

A circle saying "Youth Protection Begins with You" (the you in youth and at the end connect back together) with the BSA logo in a red shield in the center.

This training is required for all Scouting volunteers but is applicable for everyone who works with children. There is no charge and you do not have to be a Scouting volunteer or parent to take the course.